Newlee Family Papers

Newlee Family Papers, 1916, 1980, n.d. Ms.1982.021


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1982.021
Title
Newlee Family Papers,1916, 1980, n.d.
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01201.xml
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder; 1 oversize folder
Creator
Newlee family (Blacksburg, Va.)
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Newlee Family Papers, Ms1982-021, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Newlee Family Papers collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1982.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Newlee Family Papers was completed in 1982. Additional information was completed in April 2011.


Biographical Note

The Newlee family was from Blacksburg, Virginia. Colonel Robert G. Newlee mustered in as a captain of the 4th Virginia Regiment in April 1862. He was later a sergeant in the 1st Virginia Regiment in the Mexican War, and raised a company in Blacksburg during the Civil War known as the "Montgomery Mountain Boys."

Scope and Contents

The collection includes a paper of the history written in 1980 of Smithfield Plantation, the Preston family, and Virginia Newlee (Robert's daughter) written by George Shackleford. In addition there is an obituary of Colonel Newlee, and a newspaper clipping from 1916 with the muster roll of the Company of Virginia Volunteers in the Mexican War. Also includes a muster roll of Company L, Fourth Virginia Regiment, of which Newlee was captain.

Arrangement

The collection arranged by material type.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Newlee Family Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1oversize folder: 1
Papers,
1916,1980,n.d.